Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs and CenturyLink have team up with Hy-Vee to provide 1,000 turkeys to families served by Pillsbury United Communities. The giveaway will be held on Tuesday, November 21 from 5:30 pm — 6:30 pm at Pillsbury United Communities, 1701 Oak Park Avenue North in Minneapolis. Diggs will be handing out turkeys to the families while Vikings … [Read more...]
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Ni Ora Hokes was awarded a Doctor of Education degree with a focus on Leadership during the Commencement Convocation at the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, Twin Cities Campus on Saturday, October 14. She received enthusiastic cheers from family members and close friends. Hokes, a resident of the North Minneapolis area, … [Read more...]
The University of Minnesota Goldstein Museum of Design and Stearline Rucker have loaned their Arthur and Edith Lee exhibit, “A Right to Establish a Home,” to Sabathani Community Center’s Cultural Historical Red Line Exhibit. “A Right to Establish a Home” examines the Lee’s decision to buy a home beyond the African American red line and the history behind a series of protests … [Read more...]
The holiday season is right around the corner. Below we've compiled a list of places to find Thanksgiving meals, coats, warm clothes, and other assistance. The listing below is for free resources unless otherwise noted— first come, first serve. Let us know of other events or resources that could be added to the list in the comment section or by … [Read more...]
In October, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) unveiled a new "Forever" stamp based on illustrations from Ezra Jack Keats' groundbreaking children's book The Snowy Day. Keats, a Polish American illustrator, broke the color barrier when in 1962 he featured an African American lead character in his children's book. To order stamps celebrating The Snowy Day, go … [Read more...]